The main cause of the Civil War was the abolitionist movement.docx

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The main cause of the Civil War was the abolitionist movement . The abolitionist movement wanted to end slavery and in doing this caused conflict between the Northern and Southern half of the United States . The movement started in the beginning of the 17th century when slavery was rooted heavily in the Southern economy . Even though both the North and the South had and used slaves , the North believed that slavery was a necessary evil . Most Abolitionists were Northerners because they did not rely on slavery as much as the agricultural

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